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What you will learn

  • Understand how this coronavirus invades respiratory epithelial cells, grows in the nasal passages and spreads to alveoli to cause hypoxia.

  • Describe what makes this coronavirus so infectious, how it has spread quickly throughout the world and how best to stop its spread.

  • Recognize the clinical symptoms of COVID-19 disease and be able to diagnose this disease

  • List the recommended treatments for COVD-19, as well as the treatments under investigation

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Intermediate Level

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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How SARS-CoV-2 Causes Disease in Humans and Spread Around the World

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
1. How SARS-CoV-2 Causes Disease (updated 5-20-20)7m
COVID-19 Epidemiology Part I (10-17-29)10m
COVID-19 Epidemiology Part II (10-17-20)11m
2 readings
A Review of SARS-CoV-2 genetics and pathogenesis30m
First description of the SARS-CoV-19 virus outbreak30m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the pathogenesis and epidemiology of COVID-1915m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

COVID-19 Symptoms and Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.

4 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 120 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
16 videos
Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19: Lab and Imaging tests6m
Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19: Course and Prognosis3m
Video - COVID-19 Treatment: Supportive Care7m
Covid-19 Treatment: Medications11m
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 treatment guidelines7m
COVID-19 Prevention: Part 19m
COVID-19 Prevention: Part 27m
Disinformation3m
PPE use Dr. Michael Edmond, University of Iowa8m
Video- Dr. Richard Wenzel discusses Epidemic Curves7m
COVID-19 Simulations of spread after Shelter-in-Place with Dr. Glenn Morris7m
Person to Person Spread of COVID-19 Dr. R. Wenzel9m
The efficacy of face masks and the danger of aerosols. Dr. R. Wenzel13m
Personal Guidelines for Preventing COVID-191m
Why should you wear a face mask?5m
2 readings
Campaign material YouTube Video Links to share on social media10m
Reading Clinical Characteristics, treatment and prevention1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the clinical characteristics, treatment and prevention of COVID-1930m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Advanced Management of COVID-19 for Health Professionals (optional)

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 163 min)
15 videos
Clinical Evaluation of the COVID-19 Patient: Part 111m
Clinical evaluation of the COVID-19 Patient: Part 212m
Applying Bayes' theorem to guide SARS-CoV-2 testing.9m
COVID-19 Associated ARDS: Diagnosis and Management13m
COVID-19 Advanced treatment of ARDS and ICU Care11m
Admitting the COVID-19 patient to the medical floor9m
Proning patients on the medical-surgical floor7m
Pharmacologic treatment of COVID-19 patients on the Medical-Surgical Floor16m
Management of Decompensation on the Medical-Surgical Floor10m
Discharging the COVID-19 patient from the Medical-Surgical Ward7m
Managing COVID-19 patients on the floor: Bringing it all together.15m
COVID-19 Associated Thrombosis (Dr. R. Flaumenhaft)9m
COVID-19 Associated Thrombosis: Incidence (Dr. A. Rajasekhar)12m
COVID-19 Associated Thrombosis: Prevention and Treatment (Dr. A. Rajasekhar)13m

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